Tropfest’s location – Parramatta Park – is just a quick trip away. Whether you’re coming from the East, West, South or North, you’ll be able to make your way safely and comfortably to Parramatta Park.
For Tropfest 2018, we recommend leaving your car at home – save some petrol dollars! – by using public transport as there will be no parking at Parramatta Park. However, there are multiple City of Parramatta paid parking facilities close by.
Below is information that will help you plan your trip to Parramatta Park. However, we recommend using Trip Planner to finalise details of your trip.
Travel by Train
For attendees who live in Sydney’s East, make your way to Central Station. From there it’ll just be a 23-minute train ride until you get to Parramatta.
For attendees arriving from the North, near Castle Hill, we recommend catching the bus from the Castle Hill Interchange, on Old Northern Road, Stand C alighting at Parramatta Interchange – Stand B3.
From the Parramatta Interchange walk up Argyle Street, turning right at Pitt St. From there, you will be able to enter the park through the Pitt Street entrance.
For attendees coming from the South and West of Sydney, please check Trip Planner.
After you arrive at Parramatta Station, it’s a quick walk to Parramatta Park - just 11 minutes!
Travel by Ferry
Attendees will also be able to catch the ferry to Parramatta, alighting at Parramatta Wharf.
Take the F3 Parramatta River – Circular Quay to Parramatta service.
Walking from Parramatta Station
Once you have arrived at Parramatta Station, exit right to Darcy St - through centenary square, then up Church St, making a left down George St into the George St gatehouse entrance. Please see map for reference:
Or... take the Parramatta Shuttle Bus
The Parramatta Shuttle Bus, provided by the City of Parramatta, is a FREE transport service that can pick up attendees from the Parramatta Interchange on Darcy St.
Alight for Tropfest at Macquarie St West or the O’Connell St (Parramatta pool) stops.
The Parramatta Shuttle Bus will operate in revised hours between 9:00am and 11pm, and will depart every 25 minutes. See below for the shuttle bus route and map.
Throughout the evening, two buses will maintain regular services, with both vehicles being fully compliant for people with mobility concerns or disability assistance needs.
For Your Trip Home
We recommend using Trip Planner to plan your journey home!
· The last train from Parramatta to Central Station is at 12.50pm.
· Nightride buses depart Parramatta Bus Station every 30 minutes after 11.30pm.
· The last ferry leaves Parramatta Wharf at 7.38pm
With a variety of transport options to choose from, we hope to see you at Tropfest 2018.